Domination of the Korean B.O. by 'Snowpiercer' raises questions about the film's Oscar potential and Stateside positioning.
Korean Film Council
South Korean film-maker Kim Ki-duk finds his latest film invited to Venice, but banned at home. Now the iconoclastic auteur is mounting a PR campaign in favor of a local release.
Re-creating a 1948 massacre of civilians by the South Korean army on that nation's Jeju Island, "Jiseul" uses disconnected images in pristine monochrome to tell a story that's as hazy and haunting as…
Tiger parents might rethink their child-rearing techniques after watching "Pluto," a bloodcurdling juvenile crime-thriller in which students are happy to cheat, rape and kill for grades.
TOKYO -- Japan's film industry org UniJapan has announced a certificate program giving international co-productions access to up to $640,000 of government coin.
Going global is practically a mandatory slogan for industry insiders in South Korea.
The Korean Film Council (Kofic) has opened the Korean Film Biz Zone (Kobiz) an industry website aiming at overseas expansion of Korean films.
Helmer Kim Eui-suk has been tapped as chairman of the Korean Film Council.
Body horror and art are conjoined in this tastefully kinky film; an audacious debut by Lee.
The Korean Film Council (Kofic) is creating film funds worth $55.5 million to shore up the local industry, which has been struggling since last year.
With all the current woes in the industry, Korean companies really should be looking abroad more," says Showbox production scout Chung Youngjoon. "I mean, both for overseas finance of our pictures…